Supplier Quality Engineer, Port Elizabeth

Last update 2024-02-29
Expires 2024-03-29
ID #2021761054
Supplier Quality Engineer, Port Elizabeth
South Africa, Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth,
Modified February 7, 2024


Young Affirmative Action South Africa, currently residing in Gqeberha or immediate surrounds (no relocation assistance available)
National Diploma/ Degree in Mechanical Engineering/ Mechatronics / Quality or other related engineering field
Minimum 5 years' experience in automotive manufacturing process, component development knowledge
Extensive knowledge of Quality Management Systems such as IATF16949, ISO9001, VDA6.3 etc.
Proven manufacturing quality systems knowledge including lean manufacturing concepts
Thorough understanding of Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
Knowledge in automotive supplier manufacturing processes and controls
Thorough understanding of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) including detailed knowledge of Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) for automotive components and systems
Working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
Good problem-solving skills (8 D, 5-Why's, Ishakawa, Red-X, etc.)
Ability to conduct supplier audits on Quality Management Systems and manufacturing process control plans

New product development and production approval (APQP) of new materials, components and systems in mechanical and exteriors commodities (chassis, powertrain, exterior and HVAC)
Provide supplier quality requirements for all new business sourcing decisions and business transfers (BTAB) affecting local suppliers to achieve company objectives in terms of quality, technology and price
Key member of sourcing team in support of supplier nomination/ selection process
Supply quality performance monitoring and implementing continuous improvement initiatives
Drive rapid product issue resolution with suppliers for all supplier-manufactured causes
Conduct regular supplier audits on quality management systems and processes to ensure supplier manufacturing controls consistently meet quality requirements
Implement product and/or process changes at suppliers, and ensure they are effectively managed/ executed without disruption to supply while meeting company quality and engineering standards

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Supplier quality engineer

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